What are the links between masculine norms and men’s likelihood to perpetrate or experience violence? What implications do these links have for efforts to prevent the many forms of men’s violence? Find out more in this report exploring connections between masculine norms and violence, including intimate partner violence, child sexual abuse, bullying, homicide, suicide, and…continue reading
Unmasking Sexual Harassment: How Toxic Masculinities Drive Men’s Abuse in the US, UK, and Mexico and What We Can Do to End It is a research brief produced by Promundo for the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2018. In a pioneering recent study, Promundo explored young men’s views about manhood through a new research tool called…continue reading
This brochure outlines the approach, values, and goals of the Prevention+ program, a five-year multi-country program that envisions a world where healthy, respectful, and equal relationships are the norm. To contribute to making this a reality, the program addresses the root causes of gender-based violence: the social, economic, religious, and cultural contexts that shape attitudes and behavior…continue reading
This report reviews regional policies, action plans, and impact-evaluated programs that engage men in the prevention and elimination of violence against women and girls (VAWG) in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC). It provides evidence regarding efforts in the LAC region to prevent and eradicate all forms of VAWG used by men, and it outlines…continue reading
This guide was developed from the “Practicing Sports, Winning in Life” project experience, conducted by Promundo in partnership with Child Hope and with funding from Comic Relief and Kindernothilfe. Its content reflects the objectives, the results, and the trajectory of the project that, between 2013 and 2015, offered several sports activities, communication campaigns, and educational workshops on gender, diversity and…continue reading
This report presents an overview of the activities, challenges, and results of the impact assessment of the “Practicing Sports, Winning in Life” project. The project sought to prevent violence and discuss gender equality with children and adolescents through sports activities, educational workshops (with remedial classes and conversations on gender and rights), and community awareness campaigns.
Combining sports practices, remedial classes, and gender-awareness workshops, the project “Practicing Sports, Winning in Life” works to prevent violence against children and adolescents in the communities of Maré and Guararapes in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
This toolkit presents ideas for action to promote respect for diversity in companies. Created by a partnership of civil society organizations – Promundo and Grupo Conexão G – and companies within the the Eletrobras Group (an energy company in Brazil) – Cepel, Furnas, Eletrobras, and Eletronuclear – it aims to complement other actions taken to…continue reading
When Men Change tells the story of four men who changed the way they think about gender equality, sexual and reproductive health, and violence. In recent years, there has been increased interest in exploring how men can contribute to promoting gender equality and preventing violence against women and girls. As the evidence base grows, now…continue reading
Brazil – like the rest of Latin America – has been absent from many global discussions and actions around child and adolescent marriage, which largely focus on hotspot areas such as those in Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia. The available evidence within the Latin America and Caribbean (LAC) region, however, shows prevalence levels of child…continue reading